Meat-Free Mains: 10 Top Shared Tofu Recipes

By Katherine Foreman on February 27, 2016

Don’t dismiss tofu as bland and boring just yet—there are about a million and one ways to dress up this protein-packed, soy-based meat substitute. And we’ve rounded up ten of the most-loved variations on social media to turn your meat madness to a thing of the past!


Crispy Baked Peanut Tofu & Cauliflower Rice Stir Fry

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Paired with ultra-healthy cauliflower, it's the better-for-you version of Pad Thai everyone's always secretly pined for.

Minimalist Baker


Honey Ginger Tofu and Veggie Stir Fry

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A little sweet and savory action to balance the taste bud scales.

Pinch of Yum


Fried Tofu with Sesame-Soy Dipping Sauce

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An easy and delicious fix for any vegetarian with the occasional hankering for fried chicken (happens to the best of us).

Season with Spice


Sesame-Crusted Tofu with Nuoc Cham

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Coated with crunchy sesame seeds and served with a classic Asian sauce, this tofu recipe will inspire you to cut ties with that old stack of takeout menus.

Alexandra Cooks


Loaded Crispy Tofu Tacos

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Blend Asian and Mexican flavors—and prepare to be changed.

The Woks of Life


Crispy Oven-Baked Honey Garlic Tofu Bites

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Perfect for any occasion! Appetizer, side dish, or piled high with veggies and brown rice.

I Am A Food Blog


Southwest Tofu Scramble

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Best served first thing in the morning with a side of warm toast!

Minimalist Baker


Tofu Scramble with Spinach and Tomato

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Keep it simple with a few veggie additions for added texture and flavor (and nutrition).

The Garden Grazer


Carrot Coconut Curry with Crispy Tofu

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Crunchy tofu bites, rice and veggies—all bathed in a creamy curry sauce.

Sobre Mesa


Teriyaki Peanut Tofu with Stir-Fried Veggies and Brown Rice

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We recommend this one for Friday nights, paired with a stacked Netflix queue.

I Love Vegan